First Aid Certification Manual: Conclusion

First Aid: Conclusion

At some point in everyone's life, he/she will receive or give First Aid. Knowing the essentials of basic first aid can help you to assist other individuals and yourself. From minor bandaging to broken arm splinting to allergic reactions, everyone has seen, required or assisted in first aid application. Early response can increase the likelihood of a favorable outcome of an emergency. It is important to help the victim as much as possible, but early notification to the proper medical professionals in your community will ensure the best outcome for any victim. Remember to always ensure scene safety and dial 911 when necessary before assisting a victim. First aid knowledge and application can mean the difference between life and death for any victim.